8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Hulhumale
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Male
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Rasdhoo
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
4
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Los Angeles

1
day
Hulhumale

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hulhumale Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hulhumale Mosque.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hulhumale road trip planning tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Hulhumale is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Hulhumale is 13 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Hulhumale: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Male.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Hulhumale Mosque ©
Hulhumale Mosque

2
nights
Male

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), then walk around Sultan Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Friday Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mulee Aage, and then kick back and relax at Artificial Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Male route maker app .

Male is just a stone's throw from Hulhumale. In November, daytime highs in Male are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Artificial Beach ©
Artificial Beach
Grand Friday Mosque ©
Grand Friday Mosque

1
night
Rasdhoo

Rasdhoo ©
As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then kick back and relax at Veligandu Island Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rasdhoo trip website .

Drive from Male to Rasdhoo in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Veligandu Island Beach
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
Shark Diving

2
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On the 7th (Thu), kick back and relax at Bikini Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maafushi Island visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Rasdhoo to Maafushi Island with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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